P. K. Subban

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P. K. Subban
Subban with the Predators on June 8, 2017
Born (1989-05-13) May 13, 1989 (age 35)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Played for Montreal Canadiens
Nashville Predators
New Jersey Devils
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 43rd overall, 2007
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 2009–2022
Medal record
Representing  Canada
Men's ice hockey
Winter Olympics
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sochi
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Canada
Gold medal – first place 2008 Czech Republic

Pernell-Karl Sylvester Subban MSC[1] (/ˈsubæn/ SOO-ban; born May 13, 1989) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played a total of 13 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators, and the New Jersey Devils. He has also played for Team Canada and won a gold medal with them at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

He currently does work as a broadcast analyst for the NHL on ESPN panel.[2]

Career[change | change source]

Before playing in the NHL, Subban played 4 years with the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). Subban was drafted with the 43rd overall pick by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut with the Canadiens on February 12, 2010, in a 3–2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.[3] During the game, he assisted on a Glen Metropolit goal for his first point in the NHL.[4] On April 26, 2010, Subban played in his first NHL playoff game. He also recorded his first NHL playoff point when he assisted on a Michael Cammalleri goal.[5] He scored his first goal on April 30, 2010, in game one of Canadiens' second round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins.[6]

On September 20, 2022, Subban announced that he was retiring from playing professional ice hockey[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Governor General to Present Honours in Montréal". February 27, 2017.
  2. "Recently retired P.K. Subban joining ESPN as hockey analyst". ESPN. 10 November 2022. Retrieved June 4, 2023.
  3. "Canadiens, Flyers begin home-and-home in Philly". NHL. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  4. "Flyers hold off Canadiens 3-2 for third straight win". NHL. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  5. "Canadiens 4, Capitals 1". NHL. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  6. "Pens use PP goals to beat Montreal in series opener". NHL. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  7. ""Subban retires from NHL after 13 seasons"". NHL. Retrieved June 4, 2023.

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